A slacker grows up and discovers his Latino soul on a wild road trip through Mexico in search of his lost girlfriend.A slacker grows up and discovers his Latino soul on a wild road trip through Mexico in search of his lost girlfriend.A slacker grows up and discovers his Latino soul on a wild road trip through Mexico in search of his lost girlfriend.
"The Journey" follows the unique adventures of Steve, a chronic video game addict, wasting his days away in a cloud of pot smoke and underachievement as a flunky at Target. In deep denial of his Latino heritage, Steve is locked into a life of mundane gratification. That is, until his long suffering girlfriend Rhona rocks his world by dumping him and leaving for an archaeological dig in Mexico. "Getting the boot" snaps Steve out of his comfort zone and sends him into a spiral of depression and anger. Trying to recover his emotional equilibrium, Steve hooks up disastrously with several ex-girlfriends before finally realizing that he's just lost the only woman he truly loves. Heeding the words of several impromptu mentors, Steve finally gets off his couch and heads off to Mexico in a spur-of-the-moment adventure to track Rhona down and win her back. However, Steve quickly finds himself lost and alone in a strange, magical country that is quite different from the one he's seen on TV. Danger, temptation and adventure are around every corner. But, most of all, it's the heartfelt encounters with the Mexican people that start to change Steve; awakening his Latino soul and changing him from a shallow slacker into a mature young man. But it's not just the challenges of the wild, open road that confront our hero. To win Rhona back, Steve must contend with "Antonio" - a mysterious rival who taunts him mercilessly on the Internet and claims to have seduced her! So, come along on "The Journey!" a heartfelt, funny, and exciting coming of age story, seen through the eyes of a likable hero discovering the man inside himself, his heritage and the real world that lies just south of his own backyard. —Anonymous
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